Tarzan's Greatest Adventure (1959)

Tarzan's Greatest Adventure (1959)

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Tarzan's Greatest Adventure stars Gordon Scott in his fourth screen appearance as Edgar Rice Burrough's lord of the jungle. Jane is absent from the proceedings, Cheetah the chimp is reduced to a bit part, and Tarzan himself is given a sophisticated vocabulary (in keeping with the Burroughs original). The storyline concerns a murderous diamond hunter (Anthony Quayle), an old enemy of Tarzan's who threatens to despoil the Ape Man's jungle domain. Among the villain's entourage is a young Sean Connery, playing a nasty chap who meets a nastier demise. While perhaps not as great as the title proclaims, Tarzan's Greatest Adventure is one of the most consistently exciting entries in the Tarzan series, and worth a second glance today due to its top-drawer supporting cast.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Action & Adventure , Drama
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In Theaters:
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Studio:
Paramount Pictures

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Cast

Gordon Scott
as Tarzan
Sean Connery
as O'Bannion
Sara Shane
as Angie
Al Mulock
as Dino
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Critic Reviews for Tarzan's Greatest Adventure

All Critics (1)

Despite all the changes, this version was received well by the public.

Full Review… | October 4, 2011
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Audience Reviews for Tarzan's Greatest Adventure

One of the best produced Tarzan's in the post Johnny Weissmuller MGM movies, Gordon Scott makes a fine Tarzan. The early appearance of Sean Connery certainly adds to the film's interest. Plenty of adventure and action, the usual crodile fights. Generally well done.

James Higgins
James Higgins

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